1. Moby Compiles His 'Best' For Two-Disc Set

    September 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Moby has set an Oct. 24 release for the V2 collection "Go: The Very Best Of," which will include a disc of hits and a second featuring remixes. The album features the previously unreleased "New York, Moby has set an Oct. 24 release for the V2 collection "Go: The Very Best…

  2. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Justin Timberlake brings "sexy" back in a big way, John Mayer steeps his new album in soul, R.E.M. raids its archives and rock is on display via new projects from Peter Frampton and the Black Keys in The Interscope debut from acclaimed New York underground rock act TV On The Radio, …

  3. 37OnTV

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 11-17, 2006. MONDAY, SEPT. 11 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): Jessica Simpson, Storm Large (also scheduled: Ron Livingston). "The View," ABC Featured Artist(s): Beyoncé. "Canadian Country Music Awards,…

  4. Atlantic To Issue New Yusuf Islam Album

    September 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Atlantic Records is eyeing a November release for Yusuf Islam's first album of pop music in 28 years in tandem with his own Ya imprint. Atlantic Records is eyeing a November release for Yusuf Islam's first album of pop music in 28 years in tandem with his own Ya imprint. As…

  5. This Day in Music

    September 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>R&B artist Erma Franklin, who sang backup for her better-known sister Aretha, dies of cancer in Detroit. She is 64.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - Destiny's Child, Mariah Carey and Ciara divvie up the wealth at the…

  6. This Day in Music

    September 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>Sir Georg Solti, the Hungarian-born conductor who led the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to international fame as its music director for more than 20 years dies at the age of 84.<br clear="n 2002 - Country icon Willie Nelson is forced to halt a show at TJ's…

  7. This Day in Music

    September 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>Sir Rudolph Bing, the autocratic impressario who propelled New York's Metropolitan Opera to new heights in popularity and artistic achievement during 22 years as general manager, dies at 2003 - Brazilian recording artist Gilberto Gil is honored as the 2003 Latin…

  8. Rhino Boxes Up Sinatra's 'Vegas' Sojourns

    August 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Five previously unreleased Frank Sinatra concerts taped in Las Vegas throughout his storied career have been collected for the boxed set "Sinatra: Vegas," due Nov. 7 via Rhino. Five previously unreleased Frank Sinatra concerts taped in Las Vegas throughout his storied career have…

  9. Byrne Sharing 'Perspectives' At Carnegie Hall

    August 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT David Byrne has unveiled the lineup for his Perspectives series, which will he curate at New York's Carnegie Hall from Feb. 1-4. David Byrne has unveiled the lineup for his Perspectives series, which will he curate at New York's Carnegie Hall from Feb. 1-4. The former Talking Heads…

  10. Billboard Bits: MTV VMAs, Keith Jarrett, Scissor Sisters

    August 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT MTV will kick off its Video Music Awards festivities on Aug. 29, when All-American Rejects, Rihanna, Chamillionaire, Cartel and New Found Glory perform at a free concert in New York's Battery Park. MTV will kick off its Video Music Awards festivities on Aug. 29, when All-American Rejects…

  11. This Day in Music

    August 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2003 - </b>Utterly unique, 6'5", 300-pound singer/songwriter Wesley Willis passes away at the age of 40 after a long battle with chronic myelogenous leukemia. The Chicago-based artist underwent eme 2005 - Bob Moog, inventor of his namesake range of synthesizers and…

  12. Chart Beat

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses the Gin Blossoms, the Killers, George Strait and ladies whose names end with an "a." A VERY SPECIAL BLOSSOMS: For those who have been counting, it's been 10 years, one month and two weeks since the Gin Blossoms appeared on The Billboard 200. The band from Tempe,…

  13. Billboard Bits: Chris Cornell, John Phillips, The Walkmen

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Chris Cornell has tapped Steve Lillywhite (U2, Morrissey) to produce his second solo album, which will be released early next year via Interscope. Chris Cornell has tapped Steve Lillywhite (U2, Morrissey) to produce his second solo album, which will be released early next year via Interscope.…

  14. TV Personality/Singer Mike Douglas Dies At 81

    August 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Mike Douglas, who drew on his affable personality and singing talent during 21 years as host of a syndicated television talk show, died today (Aug. 11) on his 81st birthday, his wife said. Mike Douglas, who drew on his affable personality and singing talent during 21 years as host of a…

  15. Byrds Boxed Up On 'There Is A Season'

    August 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Legendary rock act the Byrds will be back in the spotlight this fall thanks to the four-CD/one-DVD boxed set "There Is a Season," due Sept. 26 via Columbia/Legacy. Legendary rock act the Byrds will be back in the spotlight this fall thanks to the four-CD/one-DVD boxed set "…

  16. This Day in Music

    August 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1987 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For," U2. The album "The Joshua Tree" is U2's first top 10 album in the U.S.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - Alicia Keys is…

  17. McLachlan Salutes Holiday Season On New CD

    August 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sarah McLachlan salutes the holiday season on her new album, "Wintersong," due Oct. 17 via Arista. Sarah McLachlan salutes the holiday season on her new album, "Wintersong," due Oct. 17 via Arista. Beyond a host of Christmas favorites, the set will feature the newly penned…

  18. Lollapalooza / Aug. 4-6, 2006 / Chicago (Grant Park)

    August 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne promised to stop traffic on Chicago's Lake Shore Drive, and Kanye West swore there'd be "repercussions" for sound issues during his set. But when the three-day Lollapaloo The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne promised to stop traffic on…

  19. This Day in Music

    August 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Nat Gonella, one of Britain's most respected jazz trumpeters, dies in Gosport, Hampshire. He is 90. Gonella led one of the most popular dance bands of the '30s and was regarded by some a 2005 - Cuban singer Ibrahim Ferrer, one of the stars of the 1990s…

  20. Poison, Cinderella / Aug. 1, 2006 / Toronto (Molson Amphitheatre)

    August 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT It's been 20 years since the formation of leading hair metal bands Poison and Cinderella, and while they've continued to tour throughout the years, it seems fitting that both would join forces to cele It's been 20 years since the formation of leading hair metal bands Poison and…

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